Youth Network of Medellin Hosts Culture and Social Justice Event

October 6, 2014 10:37 AM0 comments

The Youth Network of Medellin is hosting “La Gozadera – An Evening of Colombian Culture and Social Justice” this Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 6 – 9 p.m. at 105 Great Falls St., Falls Church. There will be a salsa lesson, free food and drinks from local vendors and information about […]

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New Dominion Chorale to Present ‘Acis and Galatea’

October 5, 2014 9:03 AM0 comments

New Dominion Chorale, conducted by artistic director Thomas Beveridge, is opening its 24th season with a performance of G.F. Handel’s pastoral opera “Acis and Galatea.” The concert is slated for Sunday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. and will be held at the Rachel M. Sclesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, […]

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Vienna Theatre Company Puts on ‘A Thurber Carnival’

October 3, 2014 1:30 PM1 comment

The Vienna Theatre Company is opening their 2014-2015 season with James Thurber’s “A Thurber Carnival.” The show is a collection of humorous scenes from American life, including some of Thurber’s most celebrated and insightful satires based on his cartoons and humorous short pieces in The New Yorker magazine during the […]

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McLean 5K Invites People to ‘Run with the Warriors’

October 2, 2014 3:30 PM0 comments

The Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation and Century 21 New Millennium are hosting the fourth annual “Run with the Warriors” 5K in McLean this Saturday, Oct. 4. The race, held to benefit military veterans living in Wounded Warrior Transitional Housing at the Vinson Hall Retirement Community (VHRC), starts at […]

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F.C. League of Women Voters Register Mason Students to Vote

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  Volunteers from the League of Women Voters Falls Church partnered with George Mason High School’s Student Council and government teachers to hold a voter registration drive as part of National Voter Registration Day last week.  October 14 is the deadline for prospective voters to register for the upcoming November 4 election

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Falls Church City Public Schools Holds ‘Facilities Forum’

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by Patricia Leslie About 75 people showed up to a hearing on school facilities at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, some to ask questions of city and school board officials, especially about the Mt. Daniel Elementary School bond referendum set for a vote on General Election Day, Nov. 4. Falls […]

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Belvedere Elementary Wins $750 Recycling Grant

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Belvedere Elementary School won a $750 grant last month in the Keeping Virginia Beautiful (KVB) “30 Grants in 30 Days” program. KVB’s grant program focuses greater resources and attention on organizations and individual localities through Virginia and how they are addressing the issues of litter prevention, recycling, waste reduction, beautification […]

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Providence Players Opens 17th Season Tomorrow Night

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The Providence Players are opening their 17th season tomorrow night with a production of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men.” John Coscia, a founding member of The Providence Players and an award-winning set designer and actor, is making his directorial debut in this production of Steinbeck’s novella. The play – […]

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Falls Church Arts Opens ‘Loving Life’ Exhibit

October 1, 2014 8:28 PM0 comments

Falls Church City mayor David Tarter (second from left) stands with Falls Church Arts (FCA) board members (left to right) John Maier, Manuela Costecu, Maureen Budetti and Joe Wetzel at the opening of FCA’s new “Loving Life” exhibit. The show, which runs through Oct. 26, is focused on the individual artist’s […]

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John Eaton Continues ‘Jazz Masters’ Series This Weekend

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Jazz pianist, musicologist and humorist John Eaton will return to The Alden Theatre at the McLean Community Center this Saturday, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m. with his popular program “Jazz Masters with John Eaton.” Jazz Masters is an entertaining and insightful program that combines Eaton’s peerless knowledge of the Great […]

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